Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
deduction? >> the devil's in the details. the angel is in the policy, which is creating more jobs. >> mitt romney, paul ryan avoiding specifics. we will see what happened to mr. romney when asked specifics wednesday night. president obama may get tough questions about how the white house has handled the aftermath of the libya killings. listen to senior campaign advisor david axelrod on "state of the union" with candy crowley. >> the president called it an act of terror the day after it happened but when you're the responsible party, when you're the administration, you have a responsibility to act on what you know and what the intelligence community believes. this is being thoroughly investigated. >> he's saying president obama as early as the morning after the attacks in benghazi identified the killings as an act of terror. in that rose garden speech that he's referring to, however, the president only mentions the word terror once, and it wasn't until the end of that speech. also, it comes after the president speaks in broad terms, mentioning 9/11 and the wars in iraq and afghanistan. you
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
this morning. thank you very much. good to see you, rob. out in california, the 405 freeway in los angeles is open to traffic this morning. the giant weekend repair project nicknamed carmageddon 2 wrapped up ahead of schedule opening up the ten mile stretch that was closed. people in los angeles will still complain about the traffic today. >> carmageddon. blah, blah, blah. >> only in l.a. freeways are a very personal thing. >> holly robinson pete was tweeting, this is the greatest day to drive on the freeway. there's no one here. we've got to take a short break. still ahead, the miracle of medinah or maybe the chicago collapse might be more fitting. [ male announcer ] does your prescription medication give you the burden of constipation? turn to senokot-s tablets. senokot-s has a natural vegetable laxative ingredient plus the comfort of a stool softener for gentle, overnight relief of occasional constipation. go to senokot-s.com for savings. ♪ [ multiple sounds making melodic tune ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at northrop grumman, every innovation, every solution, comes together for a single
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
this morning as los angeles survives carmageddon 2. that was the nickname given to an intense repair project this weekend that shut down a ten-mile stretch of interstate 405. l.a. drivers were asked to plan accordingly and weekend traffic was reported to be light. >>> we have breaking news right now. in alabama, tornado warning issued for part of that state. let's get right to rob marciano. what can you tell us, rob? >> just issued from the national weather service. a tornado warning for coffey county in southeast, alabama, near elba moving toward the northeast. no reports on the ground but certainly a dangerous situation. we will see more of these likely as we go through the day today. lots of moisture coming in from the gulf of mexico and a fairly dynamic system for this time of year that's going to be rolling across the southeast. the rain shield itself is stretching across the tennessee valley into the piedmont and across the southern appalachians. some of this has been and will continue to be fairly beneficial rain. so we'll take it. texas in some cases across west texas, they saw more
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
des moines. they both join us now from los angeles. our first question to you is why? why do this? why go out as a fake voter and make this documentary? >> well, first of all, i wouldn't wall it a documentary. we made this film. in an election season we see how polarized politics is in the u.s. we wanted to have a conversation about, you know, the gap between campaign trail rhetoric and people like janeane from des moines. >> you look at these swing states and it's well documented. people in campaign rallies with hidden cameras, ambush reporters. you've got lots and lots of coverage from inside and outside the campaigns. what does your film, if it's not a documentary then, a mockumentary. what does it show that people weren't getting from all other forms of media covering the election? >> where is this gap between the campaign trail rhetoric from politicians and everyday reality of people like janeane. we really wanted to explore, you know, what would happen if somebody like janeane, a conservative, had to face the contradiction in her life? the story, she basically losing everything.